Nokia Announces Its First Location Cloud, HERE, A Map Application For iOS

Posted on Nov 14 2012 - 6:16am by Editorial Staff

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Nokia has introduced the first location cloud name HERE in order to deliver the world’s best maps and location experiences over the multiple screens and operating systems. The Finnish company aims to inspire a whole new generation of location services and devices through its new brand, HERE.

The company also announced the launch of a map application for iOS under the HERE brand, extending its location services. The application will include offline capabilities, voice-guided walk navigation and public transport directions, although the best part it will be available for free downloads from Apple’s App Store in the coming weeks.

In round of announcements, the company further announced a strategic partnership with Mozilla to bring new location experiences to the Firefox operating system. The company planning to debut a mobile Web Version of HERE maps for the new Firefox OS next year.

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